2 DVD Video / Warner Classics / 2011-01-11Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
Performers: Calleja, Joseph; Domingo, Placido; Furlanetto, Ferruccio; Jakobski, Lukas; Poplavskaya, Marina; Summers, Jonathan
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Royal Opera Chorus
Plácido Domingo’s triumphant “return” to his baritone roots is captured in this stunning 2-DVD set of the Royal Opera House’s 2010 production of Verdi’s Simon...continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
2 DVD Video / Warner Classics / 2008-09-16Works: Tan Dun: The First Emperor
Performers: DeYoung, Michelle; Domingo, Placido; Futral, Elizabeth; Groves, Paul; Hsing-Kao, Wu; Tian, Hao Jiang
Conductors: Tan Dun
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Ballet; Metropolitan Opera Chorus; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
"The First Emperor" is one of those spectacular MET stagings, bursting with colorful costumes and striking sets in noted film director Zhang Yimou’s production. It’s...continue...